If the nation does not turn the corner and return economic promise to most of its citizens, the divide between the haves and have not, will grow and bring with it the type of unrest that comes with dissatisfaction.
The majority of people moving to Las Cruces are not moving here for the same reason that one might move from the Hamptons to Florida. The affluent are not flowing here for picturesque coastal views and year-round subtropical weather.
There is no "one" Hispanic voice; there are many and they are aggressively expressing this multi-varied identity via online networks. The notion of a monolithic Hispanic "voting block" is obsolete and irrelevant.